All payments are due at the time of service. Payment may be made by cash, personal check, moneyorder, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.
If at any time you would like to setup a payment arrangement, we would be happy to do so, please contact our billing manager directly, Debbie @ (559) 437-9100 ext. 109.
If, at any time you have question about your payment plan, please see the Office Manager.
Please call within 24 hours if you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment. We understand unexpected circumstances may arise and in this event we do have a voicemail system which you are able to leave a message in case you are unable to reach the office staff. This allows us to provide that time slot to another patient.
Treatment of Minors
Patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or a legal guardian, or have written permission for treatment.
Running on time
We know your schedule is busy and that your time is valuable. We strive to keep our wait times reasonable, please also keep in mind we do accommodate urgent cases that require extensive care which may delay our schedule, and in those circumstances we will inform you. Please also remember we are running several different schedules. If someone who arrived after you is called before you, they might be having a quick nurse only injection or seeing a different provider.
Listed below is a generic list of health plans we accept, please keep in mind this is not a complete list. Please call our office for the most up-to-date information.
- Blue Cross
- Blue Shield
- Medicare/ Railroad Medicare
- United Healthcare
We do not accept any HMO insurance health plans for our Primary Care/Internal Medicine office. We ONLY accept HMP insurance health plans for our Weight Management Center.
We gladly accept patients who do not have health insurance. We do give a courtesy 20% discount for patients with no insurance, because payment is due at the time of service.
For more than 30 years, Debbie (Billing Manager) has specialized in physician billing and is dedicated to providing patients with the best billing services. She seeks to obtain fair financial reimbursement, and strives to increase patient/ provider communication in the billing department to keep our patients educated and informed. Our billing office accomplishes this with the highest levels of integrity, compliance and ethical values with their expertise. We offer a payment plan customized to meet your needs. Please feel free to contact us directly with any questions or concerns (559) 437-9100 ext. 109.
We look forward to your visit.